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The Black Lion Pub

) #92 of 464 Restaurants in Stoke-on-Trent $$ - $$$ , British,
Consall Forge | Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0AJ, England
+44 1782 550294
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“hog roasts” (2 reviews)
“beef” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Consall Forge | Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0AJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to the Black Lion but definitely not the last. A wonderful setting by the canal and the railway line with an unusual rural approach by car which made our visit all the more interesting! The steak and ale pie was excellent and the...More

1  Thank don s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get off the Churnett Valley Railway at Consall station and its a short 5 minute walk to the Black Lion pub. Its well worth it. It's set alongside the railway which actually runs through its garden - or at least it seems to, and also...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choice ices and lollies. Good ale and cider on draught. Chickens to amuse and a short stroll back to Churnet Valley Steam train.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We visited this public house at the bottom of The Churnet Valley, on a lovely sunny day and had a couple of bread baps filled with different items. All kinds of ales and such like for peoples taste. We sat outside and watched the trains...More

1  Thank Andy w
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Had a great meal here on Monday night, just pub grub but then it's a pub and there are too many pretending, and charging, to be more! Also service was really friendly, made to feel like a local and to finish off, what brilliant surroundings....More

2  Thank Angus B
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting and chickens, canal & trains outside make it picturesque. They had a gazebo which was to do with the alleged hog roast but by 5pm all that I could see was empty utensils and a guy wearing blue catering gloves. He didn't seem...More

7  Thank dollydelash
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We moored up beside the pub. What a great location. Wonderful walks in the hills behind, narrowboats and steam trains a few yards in front, delightful free range chickens of varying breeds wandering around the grounds, and a pleasant homely pub inside. Bliss. We had...More

2  Thank pmydon
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We love this pub, real ale and cider selection is brilliant, location is great and food is hearty and good value. Park at Froghall Wharf and walk along the canal. We have been visiting for years and would thoroughly recommend it for casual drinks and...More

2  Thank LizH8523
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Called in the other day on my paddle board, having paddled along the canal from Froghall. The pub hasn't changed in appearance since I was a kid, and you still have a fantastic selection of proper ales. Decided to convince the wife to have a...More

1  Thank Carl K
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

What a gem this place is ! Fine quaffable real ales, a landlord with a permanent smile on his face. You are truly missing out if you walk past this canal side establishment. Great food, dogs welcome. Go back in time and order a taxi...More

1  Thank thefishersatlarge
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Kerry S
17 October 2016|
Response from Dazza997 | Reviewed this property |
There is no accomodation unless you want to camp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Consall Forge | Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 550294
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